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  • AMERICAN FIGHTERS FOR MALAYA, C. 12 AUGUST 1941

    AMERICAN FIGHTERS FOR MALAYA, C. 12 AUGUST 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Royal Air Force mechanics in Singapore are working at top pressure to assemble, and pilots to test, large numbers of Brewster Buffaloes, American high-speed fighting planes. At one Singapore Royal Air Force station hangar after hangar is crammed with...

  • GROUP OF VIPS ON A VISIT TO CYPRUS, C. 19 NOVEMBER 1941

    GROUP OF VIPS ON A VISIT TO CYPRUS, C. 19 NOVEMBER 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Left to right, Air Marshal A W Tedder, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Royal Air Force, Middle East, General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander in Chief Middle East, and Captain Rt Hon Oliver Lyttleton, Minister of State.

  • WITH MIDDLE EAST FORCES, C. 1944

    WITH MIDDLE EAST FORCES, C. 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Picture shows:- Gulamrasul, a Liwali of Bagamoyo Tanganyika Territory, greets Tanganyikan men.

  • SOUTH PACIFIC SCOUTS - GUERILLAS WHO MAKE IT HOT FOR JAPS IN NEW GEORGIA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1944

    SOUTH PACIFIC SCOUTS - GUERILLAS WHO MAKE IT HOT FOR JAPS IN NEW GEORGIA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    The South Pacific Scouts consist of islander volunteers - natives of the Solomons, Fiji, Tonga, Guadalcanal, Florida and Malaita islands. In groups led by white officers, they have fought in co-operation with the Allied forces in this theatre of war....

  • POLISH OFFICERS IN THE ROYAL WEST AFRICAN FRONTIER FORCE IN BURMA

    POLISH OFFICERS IN THE ROYAL WEST AFRICAN FRONTIER FORCE IN BURMA

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer 1945-06-06

    Picture taken with men of the 81st West African Division, which has been in action against the Japanese for over a year, and which is now recognised as one of the most efficient fighting machines in Burma. With the 81st West African Division, supply from...

  • SOLOMON ISLANDS' DEFENCE FORCE, 1944

    SOLOMON ISLANDS' DEFENCE FORCE, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer 1944-01

    A detachment of the Solomon Islands' Defence Force on parade, January 1944. Such men were formed into small guerrilla bands which harried the occupying Japanese. Later they acted as scouts for liberating Australian and US troops.

  • THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    THE VJ DAY CELEBRATIONS, 15 AUGUST 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer 1945-08-15

    A parade of 5,000 troops was part of Nairobi's VJ Day Celebrations. Picture shows: The parade seen from the roof of a tall building in Delamere Avenue.

  • THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    A police vehicle conveying men of the Malayan Police Force and a Thai police officer (standing) having just crossed the Malaya- Thailand border on its way to the operational area.

  • NEW VILLAGE, MALAYA, C. 1952

    NEW VILLAGE, MALAYA, C. 1952

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    One of the three school In the new village of Pokok Asam which the villagers helped to build s for 173 Chinese, 60 Indian and 55 Malay children. The respective headmasters co-operate with each other. Nearly 40,000 children are taught in 216 Malayan New...

  • THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) 1956

    The first women police in the Federation of Malaya.

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